Spotlight Archive

  • Paris Urbanism Innovations: 2019 Urban Leaders Program Summary

    Our annual Urban Leaders Retreat took place in Paris between Oct 14th -17th. Paris, in a way, needs no introduction. We all have our own mythical versions of this city. But the visit opened our eyes to a large range of innovations in development , […]

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  • Women Friendly Cities : A Primer

    Reimagining the city from a Woman’s Perspective We are excited to release this primer on Women Friendly cities at the UN Urban Thinkers Campus in Mumbai today. This forum is in Collaboration with Safe City at DICE Districts ISDI ACE along with DevelopmatriX , U.S. […]

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  • Vancouver Urbanism Innovations: 2018 Urban Leaders Program Summary

    This year’s Leaders Study Program on Urban Innovations took place in Vancouver which is among the world’s most livable & green cities.The city’s extraordinary success meant that the city’s name itself has come to be known worldwide for a new model for urban living. “Vancouverism” […]

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  • Placemaking as a winning Real-estate development Strategy:

    ” A Great Public Space the new Anchor tenant” : Ethan Kent , PPS, NYC In today’s competitive real estate market, the key factor that affects people’s real-estate choice is the quality of life & amenities of a place. The place one lives in can […]

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  • Reviving the city by transforming the public spaces

    The streets, squares, and public spaces form the vital element in any neighbourhood & city. They are the single most important component that add to the liveability of the city. We have been using the tactics of Placemaking a used to enhance the civic places […]

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  • In the News

    Media coverage , News on The Urban Vision as well as some commentary and opinion columns from The Urban Vision team

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  • Revival of Public Realm : A Strategy to transform Indian Cities

    Legendary Urbanist Enrique Penalosa once said “Quality of life distribution is more important than income distribution”. We must invest in infrastructure that creates better quality of life for all citizens of the city. For example, 55% of the city of Mumbai walks as their primary […]

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  • The Urban Vision : Capture the BIG Picture
    In Print -  The grid as a network layout toolA once great city - Fez, a crumbling living museumTransport Innovations - Fez: lane reduction and horse mufflerArchaeology in Action - FezFez, Morocco: Square after a main gate.European Urbanism - Focus on AthensFez, Morocco: A retrofitted Square Before the Street LabyrinthIn print- How an Urban Grid Becomes a MazeIMG_3027
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